Collect School and Student Data with TRAIN

Schools and districts looking to change the way they collect data on school climate and student behavior will want to check out TRAIN.  This mobile tool is designed for school-wide data collection, analysis, and communication.  With dedicated iOS and Android apps, teachers and school leaders can collect data easily, in real time.  This includes information […]

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Canaryflow for Simplifying Classroom Workflow

Canaryflow is designed to help teachers and students follow a simple workflow inside and outside of the classroom.  With this tool a teacher creates a lesson, adds an assignment, and schedules the lesson.  Students access the lesson and assignment, and submit the work for the assignment.  The teacher then collects the assignment, annotates and grades the assignment, and publishes grades.  Students can then review […]

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Standards Planner Teams Up With Clever

Standards Planner, an online teacher and district content organizer I shared earlier this year, is now partnering with Clever to bridge the gap between instruction and ease of use. With Clever’s Instant Login, districts and teachers can quickly jump into building and organizing their content with one click. Standards Planner If you are a district administrator […]

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Creating Augmented Reality Triggers with Canva

Canva is a favorite app and web tool for creating classroom posters.  It is an easy to use graphic design tool that turns users into creators of amazing content.  At LitWorld this past year we’ve used Canva to make posters for interactive library spaces.  The posters alone are visually pleasing but not exactly interactive. Creating Augmented […]

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Kahoot for Interactive Learning Activities

Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms.  This interactive platform lets teachers create quizzes that students answer on their device.  There are no individual logins required, all students need to do is enter the pin number of your Kahoot room, add a nickname, and start […]

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RefMe for Citation App: Help for Students

RefMe is a great iPad citation app for helping students understand how to give appropriate credit when writing.  Creating work cited pages or bibliographies is an important skill that students need to develop as they move through the K-12 space into higher education. Citation App RefMe is a great tool to introduce to students the different […]

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KONGcart Bundle and Blended Learning

This year I’ve shared some of the reasons why the KONGcart bundle is a great option for tech-friendly classrooms.  As more and more teachers explore blended learning models they are looking for classroom solutions for lowering the cost of implementation.  In a blended learning model educators combine face-to-face learning experiences with tech-based instruction.  Teachers can […]

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Creature Caretaker for Critical Thinking

Happy Pi Day! GlassLab is an innovative company that has developed a new game that helps build students’ critical thinking and proportional reasoning skills.  With Creature Caretaker students receive instruction and feedback on finding unit rates and using proportional reasoning to keep their creatures happy. Designed for grades 5-8, Creature Caretaker can also be played […]

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Google Drive + Standards Planner Management Tool

Over the past few months I’ve highlighted tons of great features about Standards Planner.  Their Google Drive integration is by far the most convenient to teachers using this platform in their classroom. This free web app is easy to setup and you can connect to your Google files with one click. Standards Planner Management Tool Standards Planner […]

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Edusight Notes: Quickly Document Student Learning

Earlier this year I featured Edusight, a fantastic tool for teachers. Edusight has spent the last three months perfecting Edusight Notes.  Teachers can now easily take photos or notes on their iPads and create student portfolios to share with students and parents – all for free. Document Student Learning Thousands of K-12 teachers from hundreds of schools across North America […]

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